So cleaning your teeth just took a turn…

An article in New Scientist highlights research into a bacteria that causes gum disease could…COULD…be the cause of Alzheimers! These bacteria who can cut up a protein in your brain (tau) in a way that can kill your brain cells. Poor little neurones.

I know right. Not gonna skip on your two minutes now are you!

The bacteria involved: Porphyromonas Gingivalis